There are over 200 types of fern and this Boston Fern is native to tropical areas of South America. Boston Ferns are great at purifying the air in your home. A gorgeous plant with plenty of lush green fronds.
Light conditions: keep it happy by placing in a spot with indirect light. Too much direct light will make the leaves turn yellow.
Neediness: does require care to ensure a humid environment is maintained.
Watering: ferns enjoy being well watered so avoid allowing the soil to dry out by watering little and often and mist regularly to recreate the effects of a humid environment to help this plant thrive.
Ideal location: bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms and studies
Rate of growth: fast growing plant so feel free to give it a trim
Temperature: will be happy kept at a normal room temperature.
Also known as: Nephrolepis Exaltata